Chatterer Chat"ter*er, n. 1. A prater; an idle talker. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) A bird of the family {Ampelid[ae]} -- so called from its monotonous note. The {Bohemion chatterer} ({Ampelis garrulus}) inhabits the arctic regions of both continents. In America the {cedar bird} is a more common species. See {Bohemian chatterer}, and {Cedar bird}. [1913 Webster]

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